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Show more details of Ullswater

(4 miles, 7kms)

Ullswater is the second largest lake at 7.5 miles long. Its is very deep and at picturesque with a lake road affording some lovely scenery.

Show more details of Tall Bloke Adventures

Cumbria, CA11 0QU, Tel: 0784 221 21 27, Email,, (7 miles, 11kms)

Join us for a paddle and a picnic or learn to sail in a stable sailing boat in a stunning location. Off to the Med? Hone your skills with a powerboat course.

Show more details of Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum

Town End, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH, Tel: 015394 35544, Email,, (7 miles, 11kms)

Wordsworth's most famous home where he was inspired to write most of his poetry. Take an entertaining guided tour around Dove Cottage and explore the museum and special exhibition. Special activities for families.

Show more details of Rydal Mount and Gardens

Rydal, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9LU, Tel: 015394 33002, Email,, (7 miles, 11kms)

Wordsworth's best loved family home for 37 years. It was here that he wrote many of his poems. He became Poet Laureate to Queen Victoria at the age of 74 and was his most successful.

Show more details of Rookin House Centre

Rookin House Farm, Troutbeck, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0SS, Tel: 017684 83561, Email,, (5 miles, 9kms)

Wide range of activities including horse riding, quad biking, go-karting, archery, clay pigeon shooting and Stalwart Army truck. The first stop for paintball in Cumbria. We operate 2 paintball sites and also have a mobile unit.

Show more details of Ambleside

Cumbria, (8 miles, 12kms)

At the heart of the central and south lakes visitor experience, Ambleside bristles with activity and is an ideal base for exploring the county.

Show more details of Ullswater Steamers
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The Pier House, Glenridding, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0US, Tel: 017684 82229, Email,, (0.2 miles, 0.4kms)

The ‘Steamers’ create the perfect opportunity to combine a cruise with some of the most famous and spectacular walks in the lake District.

Show more details of Pooley Bridge

Cumbria, (7 miles, 11kms)

Pooley Bridge is situated on the river Eamont, below Dunmallard Hill, at the northern tip of Ullswater, one of Lakeland's most attractive lakes.

Show more details of Wray Castle
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Low Wray, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0JA, Tel: 015394 33250, Email,, (8 miles, 13kms)

A Victorian mock-gothic Castle, on the western shore of Lake Windermere. Empty of original furniture, guided tours, children's activities, café, grounds extending to the lake.

Show more details of Zeffirellis and Fellinis

Millans Park, Compston Road, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9AD, Tel: 015394 33845, Email,, (8 miles, 13kms)

We offer the complete evening out, you can wine and dine, see a film and then watch some live jazz in the jazz bar.

Show more details of Allan Bank
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Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9QZ, Tel: 015394 35143, Email,, (6 miles, 10kms)

Show more details of Distant Horizons

Leeming Farm, Watermillock, Penrith, CA11 0JJ, Tel: 017684 86465, Email,, (5 miles, 7kms)

Distant Horizons operate from a 30 acre estate overlooking the Ullswater valley amongst the beautifully renovated Leeming Farm. More activities and special offers available at

Show more details of The Armitt Museum

Rydal Road, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9BL, Tel: 015394 31212, Email,, (8 miles, 12kms)

Museum, art gallery and reference library covering the history life and arts of the Lakes. Collections include Kurt Schwitters, Beatrix Potter, photography, fine art and local history.

Show more details of Glenridding Sailing Centre

The Spit, Glenridding, Cumbria, CA10 3TA, Tel: 017684 82541, Email,, (0.2 miles, 0.4kms)

We offer a wide range of land and water based activities in the Lake District including RYA sailing courses, corporate events, team building activities, youth group events, and family adventure days.

Show more details of Chase Adventure

Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4TU, Tel: 0779517 0823, Email,, (6 miles, 10kms)

Activities based around Keswick. Rock climbing and abseiling in Borrowdale. Ghyll scrambling at Newlands Valley and canoeing on Derwentwater.

Show more details of Platty + Limited
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

Lodore Boat Landings, Derwentwater, Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UX, Tel: 017687 76572, Email,, (8 miles, 12kms)

Tuition/hire in canoes, kayaks, sailing boats, dragon boat, Viking longship voyager canoe on Derwentwater, individuals/groups/families/special needs catered for.

Show more details of Aira Force Waterfall

Watermillock, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0JS, Tel: 017684 82067, Email,, (2 miles, 4kms)

The tumbling waterfall of Aira Force, drops an impressive 65 feet and can be reached by strolling through ancient woodland and landscaped glades. The perfect place for a family and picnic.

Show more details of The Heaton Cooper Studio

The Studio, Grasmere, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9SX, Tel: 015394 35280, Email,, (7 miles, 11kms)

Art gallery and art shop run by the Heaton Cooper family, selling original paintings and prints from 4 generations of the family.